Assignments 12/11

December 11, 2018

English 11A:

Students will compare/contrast fiction and non-fiction

English 11B:

Students will prove their knowledge Act 3 of Macbeth

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Assignments 12/10

December 10, 2018

English 11A:

Students will prove their knowledge of the first part of Into Thin Air

  • We talked about Chapter 5
  • Then finished the Guided Reading
  • We did the Part 1 Quiz
  • Then we watched the corresponding parts to the movie in order to establish the differences between genres and fiction vs. non-fiction

English 11B:

Students will complete Act 3 of Macbeth

  • I read the rest of Act 3 Scene 4
  • Then the students read the rest of the Act
  • Everyone was given time to finish the Guided Reading (due tomorrow)
  • We then watched a version of Act 3

Assignments 12/7

December 7, 2018

English 11A:

Students will practice grade-appropriate grammar rules for the SAT.  Students will reference other cultures in Into Thin Air

  • We took some notes
  • We reviewed some age-appropriate grammar rules
  • We talked about Chapter 4
  • Then we did more of the Guided Reading
  • We read Ch. 5

English 11B:

Students will practice grade-appropriate grammar rules for the SAT.  Students will prove their knowledge of Macbeth

  • We did some SAT Prep work
  • We reviewed Act 2 of Macbeth
  • Then we read the rest of the act
  • Then we took a quiz
  • Everyone got a copy of the Act 3 Guided Reading
  • We read Act 3 scene 1

Assignments 12/6

December 6, 2018

English 11A:

Students will practice grade-appropriate grammar rules for the SAT.  Students will reference other cultures in Into Thin Air

  • We took some notes
  • We watched a video on Sherpa culture
  • Then we read Chapter 4
  • Then we did more of the Guided Reading
  • Then we did some SAT Prep work

English 11B:

Students will practice grade-appropriate grammar rules for the SAT.  Students will paraphrase Shakespeare.

  • We took some notes
  • Then we read Act 2 Scene 3
  • Then we did #1-15 on the Guided Reading
  • Then we watched a clip of Macbeth
  • Then we did some SAT Prep work

Assignments 12/5

December 5, 2018

English 11A:

Students will connect skills from other English classes to Into Thin Air (specifically the plot diagram)

  • We took a few notes
  • We talked about footnotes and epigraphs
  • We read through Ch. 3
  • Everyone did some of the Guided Reading

English 11B:

Students will prove their understanding of the first act of Macbeth


Assignments 12/4

December 4, 2018

English 11A:

Students will connect skills from other English classes to Into Thin Air (specifically the plot diagram)

  • We took a few notes
  • we watched a short video on Mallory
  • We read through Ch. 2
  • Everyone did some of the Guided Reading

English 11B:

Students will use the guided reading to interpret the first act of Macbeth


Assignments 12/3

December 3, 2018

English 11A:

Students will begin reading Into Thin Air

  • We took a few notes
  • Everyone got the book
  • Everyone got a copy of the Guided Reading
  • We read through Ch. 1

English 11B:

Students will use the guided reading to interpret the first act of Macbeth